Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Card Offers More Rewards Than Ever Before
Travelers will be able to collect more points and take advantage of more special features with the new and improved Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, which is offering a limited-time introductory bonus of up to 65,000 reward points. This is more than half the points needed to get a companion pass, once they’ve spent the required amount on the card.
Leslie Gillin, president of Chase co-brand cards, says customers are their top priority. “We’re making it even easier for them to travel and get rewarded. Our Southwest cardmembers told us they wanted faster boarding and inflight benefits so we added brand new features to make them a priority both in the air, and on the ground.”
Perks of the card include up to four upgraded boardings each year, depending on availability, a $75 travel credit each year, and 20 percent back on inflight purchases, such as beverages, WiFi, and movies.
Cardholders also get two points for every dollar they spend on purchases at Southwest Airlines and Rapid Rewards hotel and car rental partners. They get one point per dollar spent everywhere else. Points-earning is unlimited, and they don’t expire as long as the account is open.
Many perks for travelers
Southwest’s vice president and chief marketing officer, Ryan Green, said the company is excited about the future with this new card. “We’ve put even more heart into the new Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority credit card for our customers and can’t wait for them to experience more perks, more points, and more priority. We think the new card will be perfect for our customers seeking to experience all that Southwest has to offer, especially as we look to launch service to Hawaii very soon!”
As far as travel credit cards go, the Southwest card stands out in several ways. It doesn’t charge a foreign transaction fee for charges made overseas and gives qualifying points toward A-List and A-List Preferred status. There are no blackout dates or seat restrictions when redeeming points, checked bags are always free, and there are no fees to change your flight, even at the last minute.
Country singer Brett Eldredge, the first cardmember to be upgraded to the new Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, said Southwest, which is sponsoring his latest tour, is his preferred airline. “I’m always traveling, and Southwest is my go-to airline. My Southwest credit cards help me get the most out of flying.”
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